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U.S. Reportedly Transferring Nukes from Turkey to Romania

With relations between Washington and Ankara worsening after last month's coup attempt, the United States has started moving nuclear weapons from Turkey to Romania, EurActiv.com reported on Thursday, citing two independent sources.

World | August 18, 2016, Thursday // 11:51 | Viewed: 3778

Bulgaria Issues Travel Warning for Ukraine

The foreign ministry in Sofia has advised Bulgarian citizens travelling to Ukraine to avoid sites of public gatherings in view of “heightened public tensions” and protests in major Ukrainian cities.

World » Ukraine | August 17, 2016, Wednesday // 15:10 | Viewed: 10793

Bulgaria Sends EUR 60,000 of Humanitarian Aid to Flood-stricken Macedonia

Bulgaria has sent BGN 120,000 worth (EUR 60,000) of humanitarian aid to the people of Skopje suffering the consequences of the devastating flood that hit the Macedonian capital city earlier this month.

World » Southeast Europe | August 17, 2016, Wednesday // 12:44 | Viewed: 1986

Turkey to Release 38,000 Inmates to Cope with Prison Overcrowding after Coup Attempt

Turkey’s Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag said that the government issued a decree paving the way for the conditional release of 38,000 prisoners, the AP reported on Wednesday.

World » Southeast Europe | August 17, 2016, Wednesday // 11:27 | Viewed: 2059

Serbia Prevents Over 2,000 Migrants from Crossing from Bulgaria since July 22

Serbia has turned back 2,275 irregular migrants from entering from Bulgaria since deploying joint army and police patrols on its side of the border on July 22, AP has reported citing a Serbian military spokesman.

World » Southeast Europe | August 16, 2016, Tuesday // 09:48 | Viewed: 9887

Bulgaria Turns over to Turkey Two Suspected Kurdish Activists, Media Reports Say

Bulgaria has turned over to the Turkish authorities two men suspected of participation in a “terrorist group in Turkey,” Sofia-based news outlet BGNES revealed on Sunday citing Turkish media reports.

World » Southeast Europe | August 14, 2016, Sunday // 17:37 | Viewed: 3344

Greece to Seek Help from Bulgaria, Cyprus to Find Suspected Tax Evaders

Greece intends to sign agreements with Bulgaria and Cyprus which will allow Athens to look into suspected tax evasion by Greek-owned companies registered in the two countries, Greek newspaper Kathimerini has reported.

World » Southeast Europe | August 14, 2016, Sunday // 15:57 | Viewed: 3129

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden to Visit Turkey Aug 24

United States Vice President Joe Biden will visit Turkey on August 24, CNN has reported.

World | August 14, 2016, Sunday // 12:43 | Viewed: 1872

Migrant Arrivals by Sea in Europe Top 264,000 in 2016 - IOM

An estimated 264,513 migrants and refugees have entered Europe by sea in 2016 through 11 August, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) has reported.

World | August 14, 2016, Sunday // 12:12 | Viewed: 4308

Turkey Urges U.S. to Extradite Cleric Blamed for Organising Coup Attempt

The relations between Turkey and the United States will be “inevitably affected” if Washington fails to grant Ankara’s request to extradite a cleric suspected of orchestrating the failed coup attempt in Turkey, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu ha

World » Southeast Europe | August 14, 2016, Sunday // 11:33 | Viewed: 1747

EU Provides EUR 150,000 in Aid to Flood-Affected People in Macedonia  

The European Commission has announced EUR 150,000 in fresh humanitarian aid to help people affected by the recent deadly floods in Macedonia.

World » Southeast Europe | August 14, 2016, Sunday // 10:22 | Viewed: 2592

Turkish Media Praise Bulgaria's PM for Handing Over Gülen Backer

A number of Turkish newspapers have quoted Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov as saying the Bulgarian government is ready to let Turkey "take all of [Gülen supporters'] heads away" for the sake of good relations.

World » Southeast Europe | August 13, 2016, Saturday // 12:41 | Viewed: 2127

Germany Proposes to Strip Islamist Militants of Citizenship

Germany unveiled tough new anti-terror measures on Thursday after last month’s attacks claimed by the Islamic State group.

World » EU | August 11, 2016, Thursday // 21:10 | Viewed: 105793

Serbian Parliament Approves PM Vucic’s New Government

Serbia’s parliament endorsed the new government proposed by Prime Minister designate Aleksandar Vucic, Tanjug reported on Thursday.

World » Southeast Europe | August 11, 2016, Thursday // 19:55 | Viewed: 2489

Turkey Gives US Ultimatum over Gülen Extradition

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said the United States will have to make a choice between Ankara and the movement of US-based preacher Fethullah Gülen, which it refers to as a terrorist organization called FETÖ.

World » Southeast Europe | August 11, 2016, Thursday // 12:11 | Viewed: 2251

Hungary Mulls Appointing New Police Officers over 'Migrant Influx'

Hungary plans to appoint some 3000 more police officers to deal with what it describes as migratory pressure on its southern borders, an official has said.

World » EU | August 11, 2016, Thursday // 08:30 | Viewed: 2577

Canada Thwarts 'Potential Terror Threat'

Canadian police have said an unspecified potential terror threat has been countered, without giving details.

World | August 11, 2016, Thursday // 06:52 | Viewed: 1767

Turkey’s Membership ‘Not in Question’, NATO Says

NATO has said that Turkey’s membership of the Alliance isn't in question.

World | August 10, 2016, Wednesday // 19:47 | Viewed: 1944

IOM Records Almost 264,000 Migrants Arrivals by Sea in Europe in 2016

An estimated 263,636 migrants and refugees have entered Europe by sea in 2016 through 7 August, according to the latest tally released by the International Organization for Migration (IOM).

World | August 10, 2016, Wednesday // 15:24 | Viewed: 1837

Turkish Admiral Seeking Asylum in US - Reuters

A Turkish military officer has sought asylum in the United States following July's failed coup attempt in his homeland, Reuters has reported, citing US officials.

World | August 10, 2016, Wednesday // 11:13 | Viewed: 3991

Bulgarian Politician Attended Turkey Anti-Coup Rally

Kasim Dal, the deputy head of a party within the Reformist Bloc coalition, was at Istanbul's Yenikapı square of Sunday, during the last pro-democracy rally.

World » Southeast Europe | August 9, 2016, Tuesday // 12:39 | Viewed: 8580